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  1. Pineal region tumors are commonly present in the pediatric age group. However, pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) is very rare at this region, and only few case reports have been reported till now in literature.

    Authors: Saraj Kumar Singh, Krishan Kumar Sharma and Tarun Kumar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:14
  2. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is characterized by positional headache caused by low CSF pressure, without any major traumatic event. Optimal treatment is still debated; epidural blood patch (EBP) ...

    Authors: Efthalia Angelopoulou, Eirini Pantou, Georgios Zacharis, Michail Rentzos, Leonidas Stefanis and Vasiliki Zouvelou
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:13
  3. Stroke is a neurological emergency that tends to be the first cause of death in many countries. Atmospheric variables are strongly associated with stroke, in which subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) has been associ...

    Authors: Harold E. Vasquez, Lakshmi Prasad, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:17
  4. Disorder of consciousness diagnosis, especially when is classified as persistent vegetative state (without misestimating the other diagnosis classifications), in the intensive care is an important diagnosis to...

    Authors: Gabriel Alexander Quiñones-Ossa, Yeider A. Durango-Espinosa, Tariq Janjua, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:9
  5. The aim of lumbopelvic fixation is to obtain a solid fusion across the lumbosacral junction. There are many indications for lumbopelvic fixation, namely, spinal deformity in cases requiring long segment fusion...

    Authors: Islam Sorour, Mohamed Abd Elbary, Ahmed Rabie and Abdelrahman Magdy Elhabashy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:11
  6. Formation of post-operative neuroma formation after laparoscopic surgery is not common. Its diagnosis is often missed because pain often mimics intra-abdominal pathology. In this paper, the authors report a ca...

    Authors: Soubrata Raikar, Arun Angelo Patil, Amelia Simmons and Thomas Nilles-Melchert
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:8
  7. Free-hand tapping of the lateral ventricle through the posterior approach is a standard procedure. There are occasions, however, when more than one pass is needed. One way to make it easy and safe is to use a ...

    Authors: Aatman Chand, Ashis K. Chand, Arun Angelo Patil and Manmeet Singh Chhabra
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:7
  8. Cognitive impairment after traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a main source of morbidity for affected individuals, their family members, and their community. There are numerous serum biomarkers, which are elevate...

    Authors: Mohammed F.A Ali, Ahmed M.F Ghoul and Mohamed I Refaat
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:10
  9. Fungal infections of the CNS are almost always a clinical surprise. Aspergillus species although ubiquitous are more frequently observed in immuno-compromised individuals upon inhalation of conidia. Most of th...

    Authors: Mir Ibrahim Sajid, Noor Malik, Samira S. Balouch and Ehsan Bari
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:3
  10. Anatomy of anterior communicating vascular complex is variable and sometimes causes troublesome situations during microsurgical clipping of ruptured anterior communicating (Acom) aneurysms. Preoperative unders...

    Authors: Ahmed Mohamed Ehsan Alawamry, Mahmoud Mostafa Taha, Tarek Hassan Abdelbary, Ahmed Awad Bessar and Mostafa Farid
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:5
  11. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a worldwide major health problem associated with a high rate of morbidity and mortality. Intracranial hypertension following TBI is the main but not the only cause of early mort...

    Authors: Safwat Abouhashem, Amr Albakry, Shawkat El-Atawy, Faten Fawzy, Sahar Elgammal and Omar Khattab
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:1
  12. Collateral circulation is a vascular network which maintains the blood flow after the partial blockage of primary vascular pathways. This acts as potential vascular supplementary system and plays important rol...

    Authors: Harold E. Vasquez, B. V. Murlimanju, Adesh Shrivastava, Yeider A. Durango-Espinosa, Andrei F. Joaquim, Ezequiel Garcia-Ballestas, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:2
  13. The surgery of giant intracranial meningiomas (GIM) is difficult due to its large size, prominent vascularity, including and limiting visualization of various neurovascular structures, and severe cerebral edem...

    Authors: Ramy Teama, Mohamed Adawy and Mohamed Emara
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:24
  14. Intracranial mass lesions can lead to transtentorial uncal herniation, and pupillary asymmetry is a well-recognized sign of impending cerebral herniation. Impending uncal herniation can lead to ipsilateral, bi...

    Authors: Amit Agrawal, V. A. Kiran Kumar and Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:22
  15. Paediatric strokes are a different entity owing to the difference in pathological entity causing the stroke as well as difficulty in treatment and management due to the presence of a growing brain and small va...

    Authors: S. Ganapathy and P. Pandey
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:21
  16. Tuberculosis of the central nervous system (CNS) remains endemic in developing countries with high morbidity and mortality despite advances in imaging and treatment. The objective of our work was to describe t...

    Authors: Barry Louncény Fatoumata, Souare Ibrahima Sory, Cissé Fodé Abass, Djibo Hamani A. Bachir, Atakla H. Ghislain, Condé Alpha Youssouf, Barry Mamoudou, Barry Souleymane Djigué, Donzo Ansoumane, Barry Ibrahima Sory, Ibrahima Sory Souaré Jr, Youla Sény, Camara Mamadi and Cissé Amara
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:20
  17. Management of lumbar canal stenosis should be started with conservative treatment and preferably with a multimodal approach, but in cases of severe pain with extensive neurogenic claudication symptoms, surgica...

    Authors: Mohamed A. El Tabl, Yasser B. El Sisi, Saeed E. Al Emam, Mohamed A. Hussen and Dalia S. Saif
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:19
  18. Posterior fossa brain tumours are one of the most devastating forms of human illnesses which are more common in children. Brainstem compression, herniation and death are the risks with tumours in this critical...

    Authors: Mohamed Emara, Abd-Elaal Mamdouh and Mohamed M. Elmaghrabi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:18
  19. Meningioma arising from locations in the vicinity of the optic nerve or chiasm may affect the visual function and sometimes the presentation of such tumors. Decompression of the optic nerve or chiasm can give ...

    Authors: Ali Kotb Ali, Ahmad Elsayed Desouky Elayoty, Tarek Hamdy Elserry, Mohamed AbdelRahman AbdelFatah and Mahmoud Galaleldeen Abouelela
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:17
  20. Intracerebral hemorrhage is hemorrhage occurring in the brain that can occur because of immediate trauma or structural disease process. The age-standardized mortality rate is decreasing worldwide especially in...

    Authors: Gabriel Alexander Quiñones-Ossa, Yeider Durango-Espinosa, Huber Padilla-Zambrano, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Ravish Keni, Harsh Deora and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:13
  21. Subdural hematoma (SDH) at a remote operative site is uncommon following neurosurgical procedures. However, supratentorial SDH is one of the rare complications following microvascular decompression (MVD). We r...

    Authors: Maidinamu Yakufujiang, Yoshinori Higuchi, Shogo Wakita, Kentaro Horiguchi, Shiro Ikegami and Yasuo Iwadate
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:11
  22. Due to increased number of patients suffering from hydrocephalus (HCP) and lack of data concerning volumetric changes after shunting operations, this study aims to assess the volumetric changes in brain ventri...

    Authors: Tarek Mohamed Hasanin, Ahmed Said Mansour, Saeed Esmaeel Alemam, Hossam Abd-Elhakim Alnoamany and Mohammed Leithy Alam-Eldien
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:10
  23. Hemifacial spasm (HFS) is a chronic movement disorder characterized by twitching of muscles of facial expression which is innervated by the facial nerve. The condition is unilaterally, beginning in the orbicul...

    Authors: Moamen Mohamed Morsy, Wael Ahmed Foaud, Hisham Adel Abu-Elenain and Mohammed Abbas Aly
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:9
  24. Neurosurgical services is an essential component of tertiary level of health care, this field is still evolving in Nigeria with lack of material and manpower. There is a near complete absence of neurosurgeons ...

    Authors: E. Morgan and C. Nwatuzor
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:6
  25. Thoracic kyphosis is not so uncommon, which presents with devastating myelopathy. In the past, the surgical treatment for it had been somewhat controversial. Traditionally, it had been addressed by open decomp...

    Authors: Ajay Krishnan, Sameer Patil, Chaitanya Reddy, Shivanand Mayi, Devanand Degulmadi, Ravi Ranjan Rai and Bharat R. Dave
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:4
  26. Increasing traumatic brain injury (TBI) has paralleled the need for decompression surgery for acute subdural (ASDH) and acute extradural haematoma (AEDH). Knowledge of key determinants of clinical outcomes of ...

    Authors: Mbaaga K. Ssebakumba, Herman Lule, Francis Olweny, Jacqueline Mabweijano and Joel Kiryabwire
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:3
  27. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt is one of the most popular cerebrospinal fluid diversion procedures worldwide. Complications are common, but uncommon complications are rarely reported in the literature making a sta...

    Authors: Aliyu Muhammad Koko, Nasiru Jinjiri Ismail, Ali Lasseini and Sahabi M. Saddiku
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:2
  28. Various surgical options are used for the treatment of ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow. In this study, anterior trans-muscular transposition of the ulnar nerve was used for the treatment of cubital tunnel ...

    Authors: Ahmed Shawky Ammar, Mohamed Ahmed El Tabl and Dalia Salah Saif
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:44
  29. Kleeblattschädel skull, also known as the cloverleaf is a complex synostosis which presents with an enlarged tri-lobar skull resulting temporal bulging and a flat posterior skull, a rare find in the population...

    Authors: Mir Ibrahim Sajid, Noor Malik, Samira S. Balouch and Gohar Javed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:41
  30. Each year, there are approximately 5 million new vertebral fractures worldwide. Being a mobile flexible segment that is prone to severe stresses and loads, thoracolumbar fractures are considered one of the mos...

    Authors: Sherief Ahmed Elenany, Hazem Adel Alkosha and Mohamed Safwat Ibrahiem
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:40
  31. The purpose of this study was to correlate lumbosacral spinal ultrasound (LUS) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in patients with lumbosacral spinal dysraphisms to evaluate the value of LUS in diag...

    Authors: Wael Abd Elrahman Ali Elmesallamy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:39
  32. Assessment of visual field outcomes following the medical or surgical management of increased intracranial pressure in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

    Authors: Ali R. Hamdan, Amr M. Tayel, Eslam El Sayed El Khateeb and Osama Elsoghiar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:38
  33. Herniation of the cervical disk material results in interruption of the posterior longitudinal ligament (PLL) in the majority of patients. Routine opening of the PLL during ACDF is a necessary step for complet...

    Authors: Ashraf Mohamed Farid and Sherif Elsayed ElKheshin
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:37
  34. Meningitis is a life-threatening infection often associated with high morbidity. Recurrent bacterial meningitis poses a clinical challenge, both clinically and diagnostically. To prevent further recurrences, t...

    Authors: Ahmet Naci Emecen, Reyhan Ertekin, Begumhan Baysal, Ferhat Arslan and Haluk Vahaboglu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:36
  35. Gangliogliomas are rare tumors of the central nervous system. They can occur anywhere in the central nervous system but are most commonly located in the temporal lobe and are mainly found in children. Anaplast...

    Authors: Vikas Sharma, S. Bhaskar, Sumit Ramdas Hire and Arvind Ahuja
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:35

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